Village At The End Of The World
Village At The End Of The World (2012)

Lars is the only teenager in town who, in a community of hunters doesn't want to hunt. Niaqornat in North West Greenland has a population of only 59, with no local industry people are being forced to leave to find jobs in the nearest… More

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Much like its subject, this film by Sarah Gavron has a leisurely, warm pace.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

This is a warm-hearted and affecting tribute to a tenacious people who seem to know the score better than most of us.

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Basia Cummings
Little White Lies

Subtle and beautifully humane.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

It's a beautiful, austere movie ...

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Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

The mind boggles at the thought of how it was here pre-electricity and motor boats, although elderly villagers don't exactly recoil from the memory of sputtering blubber lamps.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Visually immaculate and thought-provoking stuff.

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Gail Tolley
The List

While it isn't revelatory in content or style, it's a considered work that offers a glimpse of a part of the world that many would know little about otherwise.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

There a gentle sweetness and charm to this documentary by film-maker Sarah Gavron, her first film since the adaptation of Monica Ali's novel Brick Lane six years ago.

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Chris Buckle
The Skinny

Beautifully-shot and purposely unsentimental, Village... is an insightful study of lives in transition.

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